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The Independent Voice of Southern Methodist University Since 1915

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The Independent Voice of Southern Methodist University Since 1915

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The program for SMU Lyric Theatres performance of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, Dallas Texas, Sunday February 18, 2024
Love, loss and laughter
Mikaila Neverson, News Editor • February 27, 2024

The students of the SMU Meadows Lyric Theatre showcased their endless talent in a performance of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicci by Giacomo Puccini during shows from Feb. 16-18.  This was the first opera I’ve attended but it certainly will not be my last. If you’re looking for a weekend of magic...

Antong Lucky (left) embraces a Dallas Police Department officer during collaboration event in 2023.
Dallas nonprofit leader instrumental in transforming communities to speak at SMU
Kirk Ogunrinde, Contributor • February 26, 2024

Antong Lucky was only a year old when his father was sentenced to 50 years in prison. In the absence of his father, his mother worked long hours and multiple jobs to provide for his family. Lucky often found himself on his own, and learned he had to be...

The program for SMU Lyric Theatres performance of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, Dallas Texas, Sunday February 18, 2024
Love, loss and laughter
Mikaila Neverson, News Editor • February 27, 2024

The students of the SMU Meadows Lyric Theatre showcased their endless talent in a performance of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicci by Giacomo...

Aurimas Valujavičius, right, proudly stands waiting to show his new film at Southern Methodist University Frances Anne Moody Hall.
The man who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean visits SMU
Caroline Pierce, Contributor • February 27, 2024

When you never give up you never lose, a Lithuanian rower said Sunday at Southern Methodist University Frances Anne Moody Hall. Aurimas Valujavičius...

No. 0 BJ Edwards dribbles the ball across the court against Memphis.
Mustangs Send Memphis Packing in Blowout Win
Tyler Welch, Contributor • February 21, 2024

The matchup between the Mustangs and the Memphis Tigers ended in a massacre at Moody Coliseum as SMU (19-7 overall, 10-3 conference) defeated Memphis (18-8 overall, 7-6 conference) 106-79 in front of a crowd of 6,781 on Sunday afternoon. Despite a...

Chin talks about his Academy Award-winning film, Free Solo.
Jimmy Chin speaks about his versatile career at the Tate Lecture
Amara Asrawi, Arts & Life Editor • December 13, 2023

The purest form of artistry is embracing the process without any expectations, a professional mountain athlete said on Dec. 5. Jimmy Chin...

Starship robots congregate on campus at night.
Starships help students around campus
Ariana Asrawi, Contributor • November 8, 2023

Who knew when the robot revolution started, it would begin by bringing us Starbucks?  Starships, the little white robots rolling around campus,...

The DCs Katie Bergelin says politicians respect for the picket lines is important.
OPINION: Politicians, respect the picket lines
Katie Bergelin, Podcast Producer • November 13, 2023

The opening question of the Second Republican Primary Debate unearthed a major issue. If you blocked out the debate or just decided to skip...

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Ken Mattox and Melody Mattox hold hands in celebration of their 30th year anniversary at the place they were proposed to.
Love at SMU
Sara Hummadi, News Editor • November 7, 2023

All you need is love … and SMU Your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, your stomach drops and everything goes quiet. For a moment,...

Eric Dickerson and Craig James were the superstars of SMU Football in the 1980s. Their reign eventually ended after the university was busted for paying players illegally. Courtesy of SMU Libraries.
From ponies to cash cows: SMU football heads for new beginnings
Hannah O'Gara, Sports Editor • October 25, 2023

Thirty-five years after the Death Penalty was instated against SMU football, the program now faces its biggest changes that will influence its...

Peruna dashes across the field to celebrate a Mustang touchdown.
SMU's pampered pony
Caleigh Daugherty, Sports Editor • October 25, 2023

A Renowned Reputation Living up to Peruna’s past is a challenging feat. Peruna IX is 12 years into his reign as SMU’s live mascot,...

Seven female students dance on stage while the Mustang Band plays behind them in the 1970 Pigskin Revue. Courtesy of SMU Libraries.
Pumped-up Pigskin Revue
Saki Teng, Video & Photo Editor
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Topdown image of a desk with an envelope, computer screen showing a person, keyboard, mouse, mug of tea or coffee, and hands writing in a journal.
The Road to Financial Freedom: Earning Abroad through Teaching
December 4, 2023
Venturing into teaching abroad not only offers the opportunity for cultural immersion and personal growth but can also serve as a lucrative pathway to earning money while experiencing the world.